A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0054 West, latitude 61.3829 North, depth = 39.9 km. Event id: ak20420966. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20420966. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 01:15:45 / December 1, 2018 @ 1:15 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.9 km (25 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:15:45 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km S of Big Lake, Alaska.
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